Culnacraig, Dallas, Forres, Moray, IV36 2SA
£295,000 Offers Over - New Instruction, Virtual tour available
- Superb location in an active village setting
- Detached 4 bedroom home
- Wonderful open views across fields to the hills
- Close to a village school, play parks and village hall
- Easy access to Forres and Elgin
Property SummaryLocation, location, location!!
Nestled at the end of a beautiful village with a strong sense of community, Culnacraig is a beautiful, detached house with a picture from every window. Beautiful open outlook to the front and sides over fields, hills and woods. Built to a high standard with air source heat pump, solar thermal, downstairs underfloor heating, oak doors and finishes throughout and quality flooring. The accommodation would suit a wide range of families with 4 double bedrooms (1 en suite), dining kitchen, utility, sitting/dining room, family bathroom and further shower room. In beautiful, move-in condition, Culnacraig is walking distance to woods, river, village hall and with superb outdoor play spaces adjacent to the house and within a few minutes’ walk without going on a road. The gardens have been designed for ease of maintenance while providing ample space for outdoor seating and parking for multiple cars.
The village of Dallas retains that lovely village feel with an active community. The village hall hosts activities for all ages including an annual Gala, kids summer picnic and Christmas Party, quiz nights and tombolas. Many other events throughout the year bring the community together such as pub nights, casino nights and coffee mornings. There are weekly clubs with badminton, bowling, toddlers, youth club and the rifle club.
Being just 8 miles to Forres and 11 to Elgin, it is ideally situated for shopping, transport and health care facilities. Dallas Primary School is a small primary school with approximately 30 children that offer a wide range of outdoor learning and activities to develop community spirit. The wonderful white sand beaches of the Moray Coast are only 13 miles away providing superb water sports and dolphin and seal watching opportunities.
Entering through a half-glazed wooden door with a side window, into the bright, wide downstairs. Storage abounds, with a deep walk-in cupboard (1.0m x 2.0m) housing the central heating boiler and fitted with shelves and hanging space and an impressive understairs cupboard, accessed from 2 sides. The hallway is light with wood-effect Amtico flooring, and provides access to all downstairs accommodation with U-shaped stairs leading to the upper landing.
Dining Kitchen (3.5m x 4.8m)
Dual-aspect with light streaming in through the south-facing patio doors to the garden and a further picture window to the side. Offering a wide range of lower and upper cabinets, painted off white, with contrasting dark grey countertops. Integrated dishwasher, extractor fan and fridge freezer. A freestanding Rangemaster cooker with gas rings and electric oven will remain. A one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink with a mixer tap sits under the large picture window looking across the fields to the forest. A tile splashback runs the length of the countertops. Amtico flooring. Roller blind, curtains and curtain pole.
Sitting/Dining Room (4.1m x 6.9m)
A superb living space spanning the width of the house with south-facing windows to the front and patio doors to the side. A woodburning stove set into a deep stone fireplace provides superb character and a wonderful cosy feel on those chilly winter evenings. Although currently used as an attached playroom, it was originally designed as a sitting/dining room and provides ample space for a large table in the dining area. Wall lights in addition to the pendant lights provide mood lighting. Carpet, curtains and curtain poles.
Bedroom 1 (3.0m x 3.2m)
A beautifully light bedroom with a large window to the side of the house. A double built-in wardrobe with mirrored doors provides ample storage space. Carpet, curtains and curtain pole.
Shower Room (2.1m x 1.8m)
Convenient ground floor shower room offering a 2-piece white suite comprising WC and a modern bowl basin inset to a wooden cabinet with tile splashback. A separate shower enclosure has a mains shower. Tall chrome heated towel rail. Underfloor heating. An opaque window provides natural light and ventilation. Vinyl flooring.
Utility Room (2.3m x 1.8m)
A large utility room with floor mounted cabinets, countertop and tall pantry cupboard. A single basin with taps sits is inset to the countertop with tile splashback. Plumbed for washing machine with space for a tumble drier. Amtico flooring. External door and window to the rear of the house.
Bedroom 2/Office (2.7m x 3.2m)
Currently used as an office, this is an ample double bedroom with double built-in wardrobes with mirrored doors providing hanging rail and shelving. Carpet, curtains and curtain pole.
An U-shaped, carpeted staircase, with oak balustrades, leads from the ground to the upper floor. The stairs open to a spacious, carpeted landing with 2 Velux windows allowing light to stream in. Ample room for a desk or small seating area. Access to the insulated and boarded loft space via a pull-down Ramsay ladder. A large walk-in cupboard provides storage and housing the hot water tank.
Master Bedroom with ensuite (4.8m x 4.5m into dormer window)
Exuding tranquillity this beautiful, dual aspect master bedroom has the most beautiful views over the fields and woods to both the front and side. Quadruple built-in wardrobes, with sliding mirrored doors has integral shelving and hanging rails. The dormer, with angled ceilings, provides character. Oak door to en suite. Carpet, curtain poles and curtains.
Ensuite (2.1m x 1.9m)
A modern en suite containing a 2-piece white suite; WC and wall mounted basin and a separate shower enclosure with mains shower. Chrome heated towel rail. For ease of cleaning the walls are partially tiled. A Velux window provides natural light and ventilation. Vinyl floor.
Family Bathroom (1.9m x 2.7m)
With a 3-piece white suite comprising WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tile splashback, and bath with Victorian bath and shower fittings. This beautiful bathroom has angled ceilings with a Velux window. The walls are partially tiled and there is a vinyl floor.
Bedroom 4 (3.6m x 4.6m)
A further ample, dual-aspect double bedroom with two double built in wardrobes with mirrored doors containing shelves and hanging space. This lovely bedroom has wonderful views to the front and side. Carpet. Curtains and curtain poles.
Culnacraig has fully enclosed gardens. Set back from Dallas High Street a driveway leads to the ample monobloc parking area (approx. 10m x 11.5m) to the side of the house with a paved path leading around the house. A stone wall to the front of the house has a gate leading out to the grassy areas beyond. The front of the house is beautifully private.
South-facing with lovely open views, the garden has been designed for ease of maintenance. An area of lawn edged with colourful flower beds and a sunken patio area, provide a sheltered and peaceful area for sitting out, or socialising. Double patio doors open from the kitchen to the paved patio area.
A path leads around the house, with a wood storage shed to the rear of the house, with easy access to the utility room door.
The driveway, with wooden gates, leads to a parking area with a large amount of parking space, suitable for multiple cars, a caravan, boat or motorhome. There is also a large wooden shed.
For children or dog owners, the gate to the front wall opens to a superb, large, fenced grassy area for playing – all the advantages of a large garden area without the hassle of maintaining it! To the opposite side a path leads to the village hall and playpark, without going near a road. Forest walks are a few minutes’ walk away.